The Berta Plow

Previously I mentioned how we are now using a Berta Plow (also referred to as a rotary plow) to create...

Production
Portable Electric Fencing

Gone are the days of the Sheppard, who with the help of a dog, takes their flock around the countryside...

Production
Essentials To Successful Farming

2014 marks 10 years that I have been farming with 4 of my friends at Tourne-Sol Co-operative Farm. FarmStart has...

Business Planning
Pasturing Non-Ruminants

At Green Being Farm we concentrate on pasturing livestock, with a major emphasis on raising our animals in a way...

Business Planning / Farm Viability / Production
Alright! Irrigation!

While it is not always the most exciting or enjoyable task of the market gardener, I think it is necessary...

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Soil Fertility

I really can’t stress this enough; all plants need fertility. Organic plants need fertility. If you haven’t done so already,...

Production
Grazing – Salad Bar Beef

It’s always a good idea to explore and inform yourself about a new enterprise before you plunge into it. That...

Farm Viability / Production
5 Most Important Tools, Equipment, Resources That I Needed To Get Started In Market Gardening

I’m Caitlin Hall and I own and operate Reroot Organic Farm in Harriston, Ontario. 2014 marks my 8th as a full-time...

Business Planning / Production
Growing Grains & Dried Beans On Small Farms: 5 Tools To Buy If You Can’t Buy Everything

So you’d like to grow Grains & Beans on your small farm. Great! “Grains & Oilseeds” (an imprecise term that...

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5 Most Essential Tools For Livestock Farming

Hi there- I’m Fran McQuail from Meeting Place Organic Farm. Our farm is located in Central Southwestern Ontario, in northern...

Business Planning / Production
Jean Martin’s Six Favourite Tools for the Market Garden

At Les Jardins de la Grelinette, we’ve been growing vegetables commercially with hand tools (i.e. without a tractor) for more...

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